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The Illusionists - Stark Insider Review

Making it Real: ‘The Illusionists’ are no disappearing act

The audience was jollied along by host Jeff Hobson, aka the Trickster, who had fewer sequins than Liberace, but nonetheless wore his over-the-top fabulousity with comparable panache.

Watch Lord of the Rings Trilogy with live symphony score in Silicon Valley!

Symphony Silicon Valley announced it will live score Peter Jackson's Academy-Award winning Lord of the Ring trilogy. Two cycles are planned for April.

‘Wicked’ Backstage Broadway: Floating in Glinda’s Bubble (Video)

Watch backstage video: set of 'Wicked', plus a ride in Glinda's magical bubble. "It's good to see me, isn't it?!" Loni Stark talks with Chandra Lee Schwartz about the Broadway blockbuster.

BTS: ‘Wicked’ at Broadway San Jose (Outtakes)

"It's good to see me, isn't it?" - Bubble etiquette with Chandra Lee Schwartz.

Jerry Seinfeld to appear on stage at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts

Jerry Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. He's best known for playing himself in the sitcom 'Seinfeld' (1989-1998).

Broadway San Jose season to feature Wicked, Jersey Boys, Evita

The fifth Broadway San Jose season will start in October of 2013 with the Bay Area exclusive engagement of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, followed by a new revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Evita.

Blue Man Group Revisited

You're sure to have a great time with rock concert moves #1 - #5, and even more with "Shake that Thang." However, if you’ve caught their act once, you may want to think twice above a repeat visit.

More than the History of R&B: ‘Memphis’ rocks San Jose

The musical energy in Memphisis everything that you'd expect from a score written by Bon Jovi keyboard player, David Byron, and with lyrics penned by Joe DiPietro.

Stark Insider TV: Sin deconstructed at ‘The Screwtape Letters’ (Video)

Is it wrong to admit that adopting a world view from the devil's perspective from time to time stokes my inner Guy Woodhouse? After all, surely some of the wildest hot rods, most wicked after-parties and lavish spoils are on offer exclusively in the underworld.

Mary Poppins, the Guatemalan nanny, and me

Why do we feel the need to project such goodness upon some externalized other who brings order to our households and happiness to our children – as if it was something entirely beyond our ken?